from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Burnett, Frances Eliza Hodgson 1849-1924. British-born American writer famous for her popular children's books, especially Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886), whose priggish title character dressed in black velvet with ruffled lace collars and sported long golden curls.

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  • n. United States writer (born in England) remembered for her novels for children (1849-1924)


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